Criminal Cases against MPs & MLAs: Orissa High Court takes suo motu notice, directs State to table details of pending cases [Read Order]

The suo motu proceedings come pursuant to the Supreme Court's directions in a PIL filed by Ashwini Kumar seeking a lifetime bar on convicted politicians from contesting elections.
Criminal Cases against MPs & MLAs: Orissa High Court takes suo motu notice, directs State to table details of pending cases [Read Order]
Orissa High Court

On its own motion, the High Court of Orissa has instituted proceedings on the question of how many cases are pending against former and sitting legislators and on how they are to be disposed of expeditiously.

This suo motu case was taken up in the wake of litigation ongoing at the Supreme Court in respect of lawyer Ashwini Kumar's plea seeking a lifetime bar on convicted politicians from contesting elections and for expediting the disposal of cases against legislators.

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